Category Archives: People

odion tobi

“I grew up in the city of Lagos, the hurly burly lifestyle can be really annoying but it inspires me each day.“ This young man went from not knowing how to use a laptop to working on 2D / 3D / 4D designs for banks and more. Read about his evolution.

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Angel Opoku

As the youngest person on the team, I did a lot of work, from designing church fliers to fixing microphones and some sound engineering. I genuinely enjoyed it all.

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Assumpta Idaka

“What makes my story different is that I was born with cerebral palsy and most times when I tell people I’m a fashion blogger, they’re shocked because it’s rare.”

Assumpta Idaka narrates her story and love for fashion.

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MOTIVATION Like always, the particular motivation behind the idea, Streamiser Inc. is to make African talents brighter, and for them to be known in the entire world, because I’m among the few people who deeply…

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Becoming an orphan at the age of 11 and having a hardworking mother, gave me the strength to never give up no matter how hard things became. I am virgil simb. I’m a 25 year-old…

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Afungfege Evita

Unfortunately, life chose a different path for me. My story is that of a youth struggling with passion and society’s demands. Despite almost getting locked up by the police for a social media stunt, [her short film] …. “IN 72“ hours got selected in two festivals.

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GreatGlorious Wilberforce USL project

GreatGlorious came from a separated home, felt ugly, disliked beautiful girls and had low confidence. She didn’t want any of that but how could she rise?

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“Never make social change be about you, the glam or recognition, always seek to be a value addition to another person. Identify a problem, work with a team, learn to collaborate with others, seek out solutions and do your quarter. Never forget how amazing you are, keep soaring.”

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If there’s anyone to inspire you to live your best entrepreneurial life, then it’s Grace Shanyi Okoli of Shanyi Organics Beauty Products!

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Michael Ama Psalmist

Michael ‘AMA Psalmist’ Akinrogunde is a young Nigerian filmmaker, Editor, Director & Screenwriter. If you think Michael always knew he would be a filmmaker from a young age then you are wrong.

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Faith Moyosore Agboola built the African Writers Platform / Network for Africans

I was passionate about helping young authors because I felt they were neglected.

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Victoria Ana author or Emerge and Live your Life

One day I will be a best selling billionaire author, I will be on Forbes, I will be a New York Times Bestseller, my books will sell out on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kindle, Okada Books etc.

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Arit Okpo

Put in the work! There are five million other people as hungry, as beautiful and as able as you. You have to do the work, put in the hours, hone your craft, find the thing that makes you unique and then practice that until you are the best you can possibly be.

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Yasmine Ouirhrane’s fight for women & peace

Yasmine tells that, “as the daughter of an Italian mother and a father who immigrated to Italy, I’ve struggled all my life to be integrated and accepted. This award symbolises a milestone and a big step towards the integration of all young European citizens.”

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Ellen Chilemba and Nile Rogers at We Are Family Foundation

You might know her as Ellen Chilemba while others know her as DJ Chmba! But how can you miss this lady with fire on her head and in her soul? Red, fiery passion flows through…

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Wadi Ben-Hirki Blankpaperz

Wadi Ben-Hirki is the brilliant 22 year old founder of WB-H foundation, working in Northern Nigeria. She’s involved in policy influencing / development work. She’s currently a country representative for a Chatham House Project to Connect youths in Africa & Europe on policy issues.

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